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Clear Lake woman killed in Polk Co. crash

Polk Co. (News Release) - On June 20, 2014 at 8:05 a.m., the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of County Line Avenue and County Line Street in the Town of Clear Lake.

Deputies investigating this crash determined that Michelle L. Bodsberg, 41, of Downing, was traveling northbound on County Line Street in a 2012 Chrysler Town & Country van when she struck a 1990 Buick Park Avenue being operated by Laura Marie Van Der Veken, 49, of Clear Lake, who was westbound on County Line Avenue. The crash happened after the Van Der Veken vehicle entered the intersection from a stop sign, into the path of the Bodsberg vehicle.

Bodsberg received minor injuries in the crash and was transported to a hospital by ambulance. Bodsberg was accompanied in her vehicle by her two minor children, who were not injured in the crash. Laura Marie Van Der Veken was pronounced dead at the scene by the Polk County Deputy Medical Examiner.

This crash remains under investigation by the Polk County Sheriff's Office and Medical Examiner's Office.
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